‘I Wish There Was An Easy Ending:’ Afghanistan’s Murky Future After Longest U.S. War

‘I Wish There Was An Easy Ending:’ Afghanistan’s Murky Future After Longest U.S. War
‘I Wish There Was An Easy Ending:’ Afghanistan’s Murky Future After Longest U.S. War

‘I Wish There Was An Easy Ending:’ Afghanistan’s Murky Future After Longest U.S. War

President Biden announced this week that all U.S. troops if Afghanistan will be withdrawn by Sept. 11, marking the end of America’s 20-year war there.

Former U.S. Army Col. Christopher Kolenda tells NPR there is “no easy ending” to American involvement in Afghanistan.

Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan’s ambassador to the U.S., tells NPR Afghan civilians will continue to face daily threats of violence.

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